Saturday Night Fever
Musical adapted from the popular film, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 22-23, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 24, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 25, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 28, 8 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.
See “The Lego Movie 2,” the sequel to the aminated adventure, Thursday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “The Lego Movie 2,” the aminated adventure sequel, Monday, Aug. 26, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630..
Examine the life and art of Pablo Picasso, including his famous work The Guitar, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 3 p.m. Create unique guitars using a variety of materials. For ages 5 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.
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Energy: The Power of Art
The science of art meets the art of science in this unique interactive exhibition. Working with the Brookhaven National Laboratories and the Tesla Museum, this innovative project juxtaposes masterworks in many media with images produced by the most advanced scientific instruments, and even an active “cloud chamber” to explore the supposedly “invisible” world of energy. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor.
Mort Kunstler: The Godfather of Pulp Fiction Illustrators
An exhibition that showcases the acclaimed artist’s larger-than-life role in the golden era of pulp fiction, unfolding in more than 80 original illustrations from the artist’s private collection, almost all publicly exhibited for the first time. Originally featured in magazines such as Stag, Male, and For Men Only in the ‘50s, ‘60s,and ‘70s, the illustrations brought to life headlines that screamed adventure. Opens Aug. 24, through Nov. 17. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org
Other People’s Parties
An original exhibition that investigates the human impulse to capture party moments through photography and our desire to live vicariously through images of others. Artists on view include Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Fink, Danny Lyon, Mary Ellen Mark, and Andy Warhol. Through March 13. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.
At the Movies
See “Fighting With My Family,” the sports biopic that depicts professional wrestler Paige’s life and journey to WWE success, Friday, Aug. 23, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.
See “The Martian,” the sci fi adventure about an astronaut’s struggle to survive on Mars after being mistakenly left for dead by his crew, Friday, Aug. 23. 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.
See “A Dog’s Way Home,” a drama that chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human, Friday Aug. 23, 1 p.m. East Meadow Firefighters Benevolent Association Hall, 70 Maple Ave., East Meadow. 794-2570.
Balance in Nature Sculpture Talk and Tour
Discover the visual language of sculpture with a guided tours through Old Werstbury Gardens observing the works of Jerzy Jotka Kedziora, Sunday, Aug. 25, 12-1 p.m. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.
See “Isn’t it Romantic,” the rom-com satire about a young woman disenchanted with love who finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy, Monday, Aug. 26, 2 and 7 p.m.; also “Victior Hugo’s The Huncbacck of Notre Dame,” the classic 1939 romantic drama starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside.
See “Dumbo,” the live-action reimagining of the classic animated film, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.
See “Gifted,” the drama about an intellectually gifted 7-year-old who becomes the subject of a custody battle between her uncle and grandmother, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.